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. >>> hopes dashed as argentina's president loses ground in elections. >>>. >>> hello, this is al jazeera from doha. >> a u.s. envoy heads to syria in attempts at peace talks. political standoff - why three months on from an election opposition politicians in cam bodia are boycotting parliament. >>> and saying goodbye to a rock legend - velvet underground frontman lou reed dies, aged 71. . >>> argentina's ruling party has kept copt of congress -- control of congress in elections. the opposition has made gains. cristina fernangez de kirchner's party has lost seats in four districts, ending her chances of changing the constitution to allow her to stand for a third term. >> putting on a brave face. sunday's midterm elections confirmed they had lost, but they still celebrated. "we will build the dream of a better argentina", said the vice president defiantly. >> in buenos aires province, which accounts for 40% of votes, president cristina fernangez de kirchner's former chief of staff, now a rival, comfortably beats the star candidate for congress. >> sergio massa, more business friend
hopes for a third term dash as argentina's president loses crucial ground in mid-term election. hello, i'm laura and this is al jazeera live and diplomacy and they head to syria in the latest attempts at peace talks. election results for georgian prime minister ahead in the presidential election and. >> i'm investigating the impact that illegal sand mining, is having on the environment and people's lives. ♪ argentina's ruling party has kept control of congress in mid-term elections but opposition has made major gains and there was a party losing seats in four major district and result end her chances of changing the constitution to allow her to stand for a third term. and we are in buenos aries. >> reporter: putting on a brave face, supporters of the ruling party celebrated and sunday's mid-term elections confirmed they lost in key districts throughout the country. >> translator: we will continue building the dream of a better argentina said the vice president defiantly. >> reporter: in the province which has 40% of votes nationwide the president former chief of staff n
now and what they expected them to do when they elected him in office in 2012. the first point. the second point, up until now francois hollande had the idea that, ok, i was select it, i have tough work to do, i have to give france back on the rails, the country is in dire straits, so i will have to tax everybody more and bring more money into the state coffers because he views government of the sarkozy spent far too much money and spend more money then we actually had. that is my job. in the old days when presidents were elected, they gave handouts. they say, ok, now it is time to work hard to pay that money. this time francois hollande said work hard to start with, have to pay more money, and that will get results. i think up until recently he has not really cared very much about his popularity poll rating, saying it is normal. i am going to lose report -- support because i him doing things people don't like. i am wondering how worried he is now. a level of 26%. everything he has tried to do in the last few weeks has turned to dust basically. as mark was saying and as you wer
-term elections killing off hopes of a third term. [gunfire] emergency talks with the u.n. after renewed fighting between government forces and m 23 rebels in the eastern democratic part of congo. they pray for a return home 65 years after being forced out. ♪ the u.n. arab league arrived for talks with the syrian government planned in geneva next month and he has been touring the region in the past week talking to all sides involved in the conflict and been to countries that support it like turkey and kanta and talks with groups against fighting with the government and met iran's new president who is a supporter in the region telling him the country's presence is vital for the geneva talks to succeed. and let's bring bill joining us live from beirut and i understand he drove from beirut to damascus and he is there, what is he going to do? >> well, he is due to meet with the syrian president bashir assad and foreign minister and this will be a very difficult mission, as difficult as it was in the past simply because the positions on either side have not changed much. the opposition still says it
democratically elected government. the u.s. is using leverage in doing so. it's worth noting that because john kerry has gone to cairo to deliver the messages, that the u.s. is stepping up pressure on the interim government to get on with it. let's talk more about the visit, the visit that nobody knew about until he actually landed, which is unusual, considering the relationship the two countries had in the past. it makes you think of dangerous places like iraq and afghanistan. what does this say? what should we read into that? >> the situation on the ground has been considered unstable. there has been a number of human rights abuses that the u.s. government does not like. crackdown on the burgeoning free press. crackdown on political opponents of the regime, including the muslim brotherhood, in which mohamed morsi was a keen leader. by not announcing this visit ahead of time, washington was sending a message to cairo that it does not approve of how things were going in the past five months. this idea that by going in, spending hours on the ground and preparing to move on to the announced par
elections for a democratic-elected parliament and needs to take the steps sooner rather than later. >> let's talk about the visit to cairo. we didn't know about it until he landed, which makes you think iraq, afghanistan - dangerous places. what are the security concerns. it seems like the relationship between the two countries is clearly not what it was. >> certainly it is telling this the u.s. state department did not want to anoups or confirm -- announce or confirm that this is a possibility. it says that the u.s. is disapproving of how the interim egyptian government has functioned in the past five months, since july 3rd, when mohamed morsi was removed as president of egypt. when you don't make a hue and cry, it sends a message to the host country that it's not behaving the way washington wants it to behave. as for security, we is seen and heard numerous reports of political crack downs, being arrested for demonstrating against the removal of mohamed morsi from power. the coup that is not a coup. the situation with the crackdown on human rights organization, the crackdown on the media
's president loses ground midterm elections killing off her hopes of a third term in office. >>> demanding answers and e.u. delegation heads to washington on claims that the u.s. spied on leaders. >>> no planes, trains or angels. the crippling the u.s. transport system. >> we begin with syria and this number. 2,100,000. that is the total number of people, individuals, that the u.n.est hates has now fled syria because of war. that's on top of the 5 million who have been displaced but still within syria's borders. well, that figure comes as the latest diplomacies as they try tto drum up another round of talks. we're live from neighboring beirut. take us through what they're hoping to achieve. all right, i don't know if you can hear me. i hope you can. now in da mas damascus. what do me hope to achieve. >> reporter: more than anything he wants to hear from the syrian government what it would take for the syrian government to attend a geneva conference. he has been shuffling around the region but all of this is really talk about what it would take for all it would take to sit at this same tabl
until polling day but already there are concerns about election fraud. the last presidential vote was marred by widespread corruption. al jazeera uncovered evidence that next year's election could be compromised. glass reports. >> what you are looking at are counterfeit voter cards. here in afghanistan people are worried they can be used in upcoming elections. we travelled to the east where the cards were on sale for between $5-$10. they can be used to cast a vo. you can bias many as you can afford. an official said by look at the cards he couldn't tell if they were real or fake, but it didn't matter because there'll be enough observers to prevent it happenings. they are confident these won't be used to stuff ballots. the man selling them said he had 2 million. >> for people trying to vote two times or three times or manipulate the process, they have zero chance. >> when we showed the signs to presidential candidate abdullah abdullah, he was worried the election could become a repeat of the 2009 poll - when he came in second and withdrew because of accusations of vote rig gs. al j
party movement. a special election is exposing the true republican divide. >> as the su sunsets on the watr that defines mobile, alabama. he get to work. >> i have been a fan for a long, long time. he calls himself a true believer. the cause? the tat tea party. >> it will be a goodl godly cou. a country that god can look down on and say i'm proud of this country. >> right now he can't do that. he is campaining for this man, dean young. prom millinpromising to change n with confrontation. >> i can tell you right now barack obama does not want me to go to washington. we don't have a lot in common and so there won't be a lot of bipartisan ship unless these guys come over to our way of thinking. >> the other partner bradley burn. his statements are far from liberal. >> we are sending far too much money to other countries who do not honor our principles. we are sending billions of dollars to countries like egypt and pakistan who are using that money to attack chri christians. but for the tea party he is not christian enough and in this old bastion of the south the tea party always go
to egypt today. detroit and new york electing mayors. voters in new jersey and new york will be electing a new governor. morning and we are going to begin with a new gallup poll, asking you about the state of your life and your thoughts about the country in general. to you feel more optimistic about where you are going? do you have the opportunities to get ahead? we are asking the yes and -- asking a yes and no question. the number is -- you can also send us an e-mail, send us a tweet, or join us on facebook.com. this is what the question looks like on our twitter page. do you think there is an opportunity to get ahead in america i? , ifd on the new gallup poll you want to check it out it is online at gallup.com. opportunitynty of to get ahead here in america. the survey was released over the last couple of days. while the u.s. has historically prided itself on an open ended mobility, celebrating rags to riches stories, rising income inequality and a normally -- and abnormally high unemployment rate can call the question just how accurate this cherished belief is. politicians have focuse
the marrow cancer that calls for fresh elections in kosovo as the nets most political poll. syria keystrokes in doubt after the opposition coalition set preconditions for attending. ramsay every kid makes its way across north america europe and africa deposed egyptian president muhammad most he has the right thing according i read what his team to stand trial. more c and fourteen of the members of the muslim brotherhood facing charges of inciting the killing of protest is outside the presidential palace was opposition to these rules bread. i drew these are high and the supporters of the brotherhood of coal from us protests. you'll see replaced calls the new iraq is the country's president calling it democratic election but jordy he's thirteen months in power using conflict with the number of key institutions. this discontent spread the army stepped in and removed him from power in july. he's been held that an undisclosed location sixty cents to one tiny room is on a gin many believe the trial will further deepen divisions within the country and the need to get more instability and violence m
put sudan and south sudan at loggerheads again. >> the afghan election up for sale - how you can bias many voting cards as you like forum -- for up to $10 each. >> and the sport - a home party that has been 90 years in the making as the boston red sox in the world series at fenway park. >>> within the past few hours it emerged that syria has destroyed all the equipment it uses to make chemical weapons. the organisation for the prohibition of chemical weapons is satisfied that all chemical weapons von destroyed. they've been given until 2014 to eliminate chemical weapon stockpiles. it's met deadlines. it had until friday to destroy mixing equipment. last week a formal plan was admitted by damascus as to how it would destroy chemical weapon reserves. it has to be approved by the international watchdog executive committee. it is unclear what techniques will be used to destroy the weapons. omar al saleh is live for us in istanbul with more details. omar, they have destroyed the equipment, but the chemical stockpile is still there. >> yes, that's right. and the whole process has three stag
'm elected to be a leader. i expect to see more leaders willing to step forward. i had a number of members coming to me afterwards saying, "look, this is not something i have had to deal with in my district. tell me why it's important." we are having a dialogue, that's what we need to do." >> what is the crucial timeline. we talk about immigration reform being too close to an election or too far away from an election. what is the golledy locks moment when -- golledy locks moment when action can happen. >> this is it. we believe it has to get done. leadership has committed to bringing immigration to the floor. the challenge with the bill is there's no deadline, no fiscal cliff, no debt ceiling day that we run out to, not like the farm bill where milk prices go through the roof. unfortunately when we have issues like syria come up, this is an issue that is pushed further and further out. we are aring drawing a line -- we are really drawing a line in the sand saying, "it has to get done." we have less than three weeks to address it and we need the nation to focus on it. >> thank you for joini
that as iraq prepare for the 2014 elections and faces challenges to a secure better future for the people, iraq and kept on the support of the u.s. institute for peace for a partner on all levels, starting with the community, two local councils, to international dialogue. thank you. >> i would like to ask the ambassador to come forward. the format today will be an introduction -- it will be an introduction of the prime minister by the ambassador, and then the prime minister will speak and then sit and take questions. the audience already knows this. if you have questions, perhaps you have already written them out, we will not have time for a great number of questions, and hopefully the prime minister will find questions interesting, hopefully not too provocative, and with that let me turn it over. >> mr. prime minister, welcome to the delegation. some of my longtime associates are especially welcome. it is wonderful to be here with secretary albright. it is wonderful to be here at usip. i want to thank them for the great work that they have been involved with since last year, and the work that
're supposed to be quiet. and he said, i was not elected to be quiet. i'm not going to be quiet. >> was that john mccain that said that? >> i refuse to answer on the grounds that it might incriminate me. >> of course raphael cruz, sr. saves his harshest language for the president of the united states. >> we have our work cut out for us. we need to send barack obama back to chicago. i would like to send him back to kenya. [ applause ] >> that was at a north texas tea party event about two months before mitt romney lost the presidential election and of course it was long after president obama had produced his birth certificate showing that unlike either raphael cruz, sr., or junior, he was actually born in the united states. joining me now are msnbc political analyst steve schmidt, senior adviser on the mccain '08 campaign and joy reid, nbc contributor. this latest video about him wanting to send president obama as he puts it back to kenya was pulled out today. it's been around. they highlighted it. and then the senator put out a statement saying he doesn't -- his father doesn't s
a crucial election. france condemns as revolting the murder of two french journalists in mali. >> a 20-month rebel gone in the eastern democratic republic of congo, which made an existing refugee crisis worst could be closer to an end the the political leader to the m23 rebels declared a ceasefire. it seems that the call for a trues is so far -- truce is so far being ignored by his military wing. these are exclusive pictures - rockets fired around m23 positions on congo's border with rwanda. in the last week the rebels have been pushed out of a stripping of towns by congo's army, bringing rwanda and uganda accused of supporting rebels and the conflict in a region rich in minerals. malcolm webb has the latest. >> the government troops has been fighting with the m23 rebels on three hills close to the border with rwanda. if i hold up the microphone, you can maybe hear the sounds of rockets and bombs landing. the hill that you can see is one of the three hills where the rebels are. there's about 300 left. they are at an advantage. there's tanks, helicopters. fighting uphill in this terrain is di
and it will be prijtsed in full in the record. if the senator-elect will now present himself to the deck, the chair will administer the oath. please raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which you are about to enter, so help you god? mr. booker: i do. the vice president: congratulations, senator. welcome to the senate. mr. reid: mr. president? the vice president: the majority leader. mr. reid: it is my understanding we're going to move to a matter -- if we're moving to the nomination of mr. watt, i yield back the time for the majority and the republicans. the vice president: without objection, the time is yielded back. under the previous order, the clerk the report the motion to invoke cloture. the clerk: cloture motion: we, the undersigned senators, in acco
of representatives and you're running for re-election, you have to be very prepared you're going to have an opponent who's going to say, this person's part of washington, elect me because washington's broken and we need some fresh air. of course, that's been an argument we've seen time and time before. washington is broken, let's throw all the bums out. but abby, this time might be a little bit different. one of the poll numbers that really struck me, 63% want to replace their current member of congress with someone else. that's the highest percentage on that question dating back to 1992. there's a lot of dissatisfaction out there. the question is whether that still remains the case a year from now. >> right. mark, dig into who these people are we're talking about, the 30% who want an independent, the folks who won't self-identify as democrats or republicans. do they self-identify with more liberal, more conservative? do they identify with the tea party, or is it really sort of a mixed bag? >> krystal, that's a great question. i ended up digging into the cross tabs this morning to find an answer. th
the campaign trail ahead of tomorrow's election is giving voters a potential preview of the next presidential contenders. >> it sounds like you're planning for a message beyond new jersey. is that a fair assessment? >> i'm not planning for it. i just think it's inevitable. >> don't forts about hillary clinton. even without stepping food in iowa this weekend she was still the main event in the crucial presidential primary state. >> 2016 is hillary's time. run, hillary, run. if you run, you'll win and we'll all win. >> life support as they scramble to repair healthcare.gov by the end of the month deadline. can the obama administration recover from the damage already inflicted by the rough rollout? >> whether you like the model of obama care or not, the fact that the president sold it on a basis that was not true has undermined the foundation of his second term. i think it's rotting it away. >> double down. they changed the game with political tell-all that went behind the scenes with 2008 election. mark halperin back with latest insider scoop that's already shaking up the political landscape. t
national elections. if you look back at 2012 and that moment in the campaign when the vice president at his debate , it was a key moment, and job i delivered to the ticket. -- joe biden deliver to the ticket. the president knew he would. that is why he asked them to be his running mate and why remember any doubt among anybody here that he would be the running mate in 2012. enjoyedthe president quality time with ill clinton -- with bill clinton? >> he does. >> the president made a comment -- >> i have not read the book. two, i am sure it is filled with a lot of great color and detail allt a campaign that like national campaigns is filled with ups and downs and turns and twists. i am sure it will be a great read. what i can tell you is the president is enormously grateful for the advice and assistance that he received from president clinton during the campaign and the council he has received throughout his presidency from one of his only living predecessors. that relationship has only strengthened ever since the president, then senator, ran for the nomination against president clinton's wife.
, thursday, and to see if they can find some compromise. it was an election pledge of his to put on this tax, so i can't really see there's much room for maneuver, but maybe they can find a way through it. otherwise, stadiums all over france will be empty instead of the normal bustle of fans, and the clubs say they'll have open days for the fans, instead, but certainly no games in that last weekend of november, as it stands. >> he's a very brave man to go up against footballers and their fans. tim, thank you very much for joining us for that, reportedding for us from paris. >> a strike against austerity measures has shut down the metro system in portugal's capitol. commuters packed into buses to get. metro officials say the government is trying to privatize public transportation. >> workers in italian banks have been striking, upset at plans to cut 19,000 jobs. unions blame executives for recent losses. they say risky investment and loans were taken out in the lead up to the global financial crisis. police in the u.k. say they are unable to cope with the rising number of people with mental i
expressions of that will be elections next year. >> warner: u.s. troops left iraq for good at the end of 2011, though it continued some military sales and development aid. now maliki wants a lot more military hardware, including apache helicopters and fighter jets, and stepped-up counter- terrorism and intelligence assistance. but after the meeting, maliki sought to respond to the president's urging that he be more politically inclusive at home. >> ( translated ): what we want is for iraq and the region to be able to work together. and we are working in iraq and mobilizing our people to fight al qaida. the democractic experience in iraq is nascent and fragile, but it was born very strong.; we democracy needs to be strong because it alone will allow us to fight terrorism. >> warner: the need is urgent: since the spring, iraq has seen the worst bloodletting in more than five years, mostly directed against shia civilians. and united nations report today issued eye-popping figures for october-- nearly 1,000 more iraqis killed, many at mass gatherings like weddings, funerals and schools. the toll
are coming together to move closer to the european union during crucial elections. alioshi milenkovic reports >> reporter: the youngest european country should not atrack too much attention worldwide but these did because thesis are the first in 14 years since kosovo succeeded election were held in the entire territory of kosovo. they defied the rule of the youngest european country for 14 years because they wanted to stay with serbia. international community refused to grant them that request. but eventually, belgrade, which has strong flu finfluence for s in that part of kosovo had to budge because it was offered the eu membership, the eu perspective. that's why belgrade decided to let make a deal with pristina and have these local elections organ entire territory. eventually, serbs from north were not happy with that decision and we had several incidents in the north of kosovo in a number of voting stations. he elections were interrupted. so what will be next for kosovo after these elections? will the north be integrated in the rest of the country? it is up to politicians to see whether t
in place by the transitional government does lead to a democratically elected new government that is expected to happen over the next several months. so as we move along the map, we are headed toward democracy at least electoral democracy. what actually happens in terms of who is doing the governance in the country and who is making policy decisions i think for now, we don't really know, how that will develop. >> how can you say the country is moving towards democracy when we have seen hundreds of protestors killed, and basic rights that a lot of americans take for granted and like freedom of the press are not allowed in egypt. >> that has been a cause for a lot of concern, i think both in the u.s. and on the streets in egypt. egypt. the popular sentiment in egypt is pro military. they feel the muslim brotherhood hijacked the revolution and were exclusionary in their governance and supportive of violence. people are supportive of the military crack down and people are asking for more of a military crack down. >> in a way the military and interim government are caught between
jazerra. >>> presidential elections in afghanistan are less than six months away. but if this pile of fake voting cards is anything to go by, there could be problems ahead. we have a special report from kabul coming up in the news hour. >>> in court in cambodian two aging leaders denies causing death in the killing fields of the 1970s. >>> a day after one the top teams in russia is punished over racist fans, violence throws russian football back in to the spotlight. that's also to come. >>> the french president has failed to stop a strike from the top football clubs, lauren taylor in our news center. >> thanks very much. they say they'll cancel all matches in november in protest against the 75% tax rate on earnings of more than $1.3 million. here is tim friend. >> reporter: the millionaires and the adoring fans, but now france's top players will be hanging up their boots in protest against high taxes. it brings a new meaning to the description of striker. without a compromise being found, this will be the scene on the last weekend of november. a normally busy match day stadium empty. inste
by the previous presidential election but the other parts is regarding the northern part of mali is still an ongoing task and a very difficult one to tackle. >> i want to take you up on that point about the french government and the french troops being involved in mali at the moment. french government says they want to reduce the number of troops that they have got in february next year. is it too soon as you said they have failed in their aim to try to achieve some sort of peace in mali, is it too soon to withdraw troops in february? >> well, we have to have in mind that there is a particular agenda which is the next legislative elections which will be carried out for the first round 24th of november and 15 of december for the second round and the movements which are existing in mali will want to do a sure force on that occasion. so i'm not sure that the french will be able to withdraw as rightly mentioned, france has said by the end of next july they will only be 1,000 french military troops on the ground but that was in the horizon of the ongoing and strengthening united nation stabili
. mcnulty was ousted. an election marred by intimidation and mosques meant us to polling stations much about boxes in the pockets of total costs top stories this is what are some political ticket for not joining us. the french foreign minister little puppies said today that groups were behind the killing of two french radio journalist in northeastern money at stake peripheral since national tennis shoes painted on the sound technician with the pearl was kidnapped and sold on the outskirts of the time off to dallas today we had these pictures just coming into us. now i'm showing it the audience on the two journalists which are being met through newport ministry at croft fifteen hundred kilometers south of from two dollars to the money and capital of panic or was it a listen out to walk the french foreign minister speaking earlier on had to say about what he calls these the scanning. but now. going into the assassination yesterday in northern mallee of shoes and you know i'm going for a non journalists radio france international it's an od is that objects would revolt in crying that they would
at 2016 or 2013, any election, african-americans are overwhelmingly democratic. it's not they are overwhelmin y overwhelmingly -- they are pro obama too. john kerry, michael dukakis, all did above 85% beloto black vote well. things will have really changed by then. >> a gubernatorial race is happening tomorrow, i think best represent the two wings of the republican party today. you have chris christie, obviously the more pragmatic conservative in new jersey and cuccinelli, a bit more extreme conservative tea partyier and support among women could not be further apart. you have cuccinelli down by 24 points among women. you have christie, who is leading with women by 23 points. perry, is this the moment when the republican party maybe learned something in terms of their messaging? i know that's what chris christie is hoping for. >> i think it is. i think that we should be clear to say, even most republican candidates are not as bad as ken cuccinelli is. i don't want to read too much into this particular race -- >> does have a special way with the lady folks. >> exact
that are running for re-election want to delay because they don't want to face the people that are being affected by the law because they want to win their election. that should tell you everything you need to know about what's going on here and how people are perceiving it. the president's numbers are in the tank. clearly, i'll give you people are sick and tired of washington. it goes for republicans, washington, the president. >> his approval rating is double the republican party. >> it's a classic example of what they're tired of. they're tired of politicians like the president making promises they can't read. >> a headline reads the obama sabotage campaign. it argues that some of the problems with healthcare.gov have to do with the roadblocks put in place by republicans. most republican governors declined to create their own insurance exchange and in fact 36 exchanges, far more than intended. the tea party patriots website suggested that since washington was not equipped to handle so many exchanges, quote, both financially and otherwise this means the entire law could implode on itself. is th
the u.s. coast guard stopped 500, now it's approaching 2,000. >> a major election taking place in argentina. how the results could provide a shake-up in that country. and the death of a rock'n'roll legend, the legacy of lou reed and his impact on music. >>> . >>> argentinian president cristina fernangez de kirchner and her allies have taken a beating in midterm elections. voters went to the polls sunday shrinking her party's hold on congress. party vafrts are losing -- favourites are losing ground. many see the race as a barometer to the 2015 presidential election. we have more from buenos aires. >> it looks clear now that there's no chance at all that president cristina fernangez de kirchner can reform the constitution and try to make it possible to run for a third term. that is absolutely out. now the power struggle begins. the inner team within the coalition, the different coalitions within the dominant parties, and that is what we are seeing. at this moment the president party, the victory front is on the streets celebrate youing. the vice president a few minutes ago congra
that followed the election in the ivory coast in 2010. and going to syria and they went to damascus and he is struggling to bring all sides in the conflict for a proposed peace talks in geneva. so far he failed to convince several opposition fighting the regime to come to the negotiating table. we have the first official progress report on the destruction of syria's chemical weapons and the prohibition of chemical weapons says that it is on track to complete the destruction of syria's chemical weapons capability by november first and the possible exception of two sites and extending constructive corporation and submitted information on 23 sites, and weapons inspectors have nothing yet done anything because of security concerns. afghan president karzai and pakistan prime minister will meet in london later and hope to lead to peace talks and jennifer glass has more from kobbel. >> reporter: they are suspicious of pakistan and say they are neighbors playing a dangerous game interfering to keep afghanistan unstable and still supporting the taliban and watch the president visit pakistan 20 tim
is in the public eye for the wrong reasons and he was elected three years ago as a tax cutting person and allegations of drug use kept haunting him. >> i wish i could come out and defend myself but unfortunately i can't because it's before the courts. i have no reason to resign. i'm going to go back and return my phone calls and i'm going to be out doing what the people elected me to do. >> reporter: so far the mayor is standing firm against allegations that might have failed other politicians and it's true only the voters can remove the mayor really and that in a general election not until next year but revelations lie ahead and the video when it's eventually produced in court. the pressure on them battled mayor is bound to increase, daniel with al jazeera toronto. >>> this is "real money." you as always are the most important part of the show, so please join our conversation for the next half hour, use the handle at aj"real money" on twitter. so washington budget battles are heating up again. this week the renewal of a farm
>>> egypt's first democratically-elected president goes on trial, accused of inciting violence and murder, if convicted mohamed morsi could face the death penalty. >> arab leaders gathering in cairo to persuade syrian opposition forces to come to geneva ii. >> paul ciancia told police that he acted alone in the shooting at los angeles international airport. >> art imitating life. a moroccan artist drawing inspiration from real-life turmoil in the middle east. >> welcome to al jazeera america. former egyptian president mohamed morsi is at a cairo police academy to face trial for inciting riots and murder. mohamed morsi and his legal team arrived moments ago amid tight security. supporters of muslim brotherhood are planning protests. dominic kane brings us this report ahead of the trial. >> these are the first pictures of mohamed morsi to emerge since being deposed as president in july. loked by an egyptian newspaper, they are thought to show him during a meeting with foreign dignitaries that month. he says he was ousted by the military in a move that was illegal. >> translation:
when morsi became the country's first democratically elected president in june of last year. but increasingly frustrated with what they saw as his authoritarian rule, and his failure to fulfill promises, many egyptians took to the streets again. a growing wave of protest ended up with the military's decision to remove morsi from office in an act that morsi himself said is against the law. >> the difference between the trial of dr. morsi and the trial of mubarak is that mubarak has abundant authority. according to the law and institution morsi is the president of the rebel. this is the legal and constitutional situation right now. >> if morsi is convicted of incitement to commit murder he could be sentenced to death. al jazeera, cairo. >> meanwhile, secretary of state john kerry now working to de fuse the tensions between the the u.s. and saudi arabia. kerry is continuing his tour of the middle east. it comes after plains of holy spirit of syria, iran and the middle east peace process. >> the saudis are the senior player, if you will, within the arab world with egypt. egypt i
called on election night after hear rg from romney, bill clinton. >> really? >> yeah. >> that's interesting. i want to bring in our chief political correspondent candy corely. as much as they might not have cared for him, he realized he needed him. >> that happens a lot in politics. bitter rivalries and throughout the first campaign, you can count bill clinton being one of the biggest rivals of barack obama, didn't think he was ready for it and thought his wife hillary clinton was ready for it. we had heard rumors through that time that johnson is talking about that oh, maybe the president will replace joe biden with hillary clinton. in fact, i think hillary clinton is probably on the record being asked about it because i have a vague memory -- >> she is. >> the president's numbers were down. you know, all of that kind of thing and i got to thinking today reading jonathan's article about this book that probably one of the happiest people today is hillary clinton for them deciding not to put her on the ticket or ask her to be on it because he's in roush roughly te position poll
election cycle. we saw a rise of inside and empty candidates like ross perot. the majority said they belonged to neither party. this is why you don't weight polls by party id. you want to see the shifts. only third time in the history of the poll that a majority didn't identify with a party. 32% would prefer an independent party for congress than a democrat or a republican. that's more than 28% that said they wanted to vote for a generic republican candidate. it's clear all will have explaining to do. they had high hopes for the president and 52% job rating was near an all time high for him. it didn't take long for things to go south. the investigations on benghazi and the irs, then it was the still ongoing embarrassing edward snowden leaks that raised questions about how much the president may or may not have known. september it continues with the president's indecision on whether or not to attack syria. he got a tiny bump when everyone was focused on republicans, but now between the government shut down and the bungled health care roll out, he hits the all time low with 42% ap
around like they used to. there was no way that was going to happen. >> harry truman was elected, surprising the press, the political establishment to a second term and busy term it was. this is a list of the highlights of the second truman administration. the establishment of nato, the korean war, assassination attempt we talked about, and the 22nd amendment to the constitution following roosevelt creating presidential term limits. how challenging was the second term? >> the first year was z said to be the happiest in the white house saying here was the chance to be president in his own right, the fair deal started really kicking off, but then things go wrong, largely because of korea that shatters the economy, people's faith in him and willingness to understand. >> and mcarthur made the biggest show of it on earth, addressed congress and said, oh, soldiers never die, just fade away, and it was a popular song, and they threw a lot of mud, really. >> did beth change her approach to the first ladyship in the second term spending more time in the white house? >> she is still going
and speakers. november 5, election day, goldie hawn will be here at the national press club. gg will be, judd gre here. he plans to unveil protections for investors to be endorsed by the anti-group. november 11, president and ceo of the charles schwab operation. i would like to present our guest with the traditional npc m ug. [applause] i am sorry it did not come from rei. last question we wanted to ask, the most pressing issue for those of us who live here in washington, when will the washington monument reopen? [laughter] we hope to have it open a year from now. there are people who kind of like its exoskeleton. and i have a wonderful job, but it is made more wonderful by some of the places i can go. there have been a few places where i say, can i do this, they say, ma'am, you can do anything you want. i got to climb up the stairs to the scaffolding and then the latter that went to the top of the monument and looked them. i kind of like that exoskeleton. i do not have the exact dates. kate, do your member when we are going to reopen? no, pretty sure it is a year from now. it is not going t
and the iraqi people that as a rock prepares for the 2016 elections, iraq can count on the support of the u.s. institute of peace is a partner on all levels. starting with the communities, to local councils, two dialogues. thank you. [applause] >> i would like to ask beth jones to come forward. the format today will be an introduction of the prime minister by ambassador beth jones. then the prime minister will speak. and then sit and take questions. the audience already knows this. if you have questions, perhaps he of written them out, we are not going to have time for a great number of questions, but hopefully the prime minister will find questions interesting. with that, libby turn it over. >> thank you very much. welcome to the delegation. especially welcome, it is great to be here with secretary albright. especially for this extraordinary event. i want to thank u.s. ip on his leadership since he took over last year, and the work that u.s. ip has done for so long in iraq. i am honored to introduce nouri al-maliki, prime minister of the republic of iraq. he faces the daunting challenges i
a doubt is happening here in the states. >> you said famously after the 2012 election that republicans have to stop being, quote, the stupid party. you also say they have to stop being just aboutñrsys ei anti-obama. that is not enough. is that the problem with the g.o.p. here in washington? >> absolutely. i think you look at the dysfunction in washington, d.c., i think folks across the country -- republicans, independents, democrats -- are frustrated. we as a party can't just be a party of no. the only place you see conservative principles applied today are in state capitalsñr or local ther it'sts, u school choice, lowering the unemployment rate, growing the private sector, here in louisiana we're setting records for the number of people working. you're seeing that in 30 states across the country led by republican governors. we need to show voters conservative principles work. to see them working, you don't need to look farther than our state capitals. >> you have started something calledÑi america next to try to come up with an affirmatiwg conservative agenda for the nation's probl
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